Compare F5 VIPRION vs. FortiADC

F5 VIPRION is ranked 11th in Application Delivery Controllers with 3 reviews while FortiADC is ranked 10th in Application Delivery Controllers with 4 reviews. F5 VIPRION is rated 8.6, while FortiADC is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of F5 VIPRION writes "Excellent for internal business core applications and has the ability to scale up as necessary ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of FortiADC writes "Good SSL offloading and performance, plus it catches security breaches in our academic environment". F5 VIPRION is most compared with Citrix NetScaler ADC, whereas FortiADC is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP and Kemp LoadMaster. See our F5 VIPRION vs. FortiADC report.
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There are several levels of module so a company can upgrade if necessary.The solution itself is perfect. It's easy to configure and we haven't had any initial issues with the hardware or power supply.The most valuable feature is the vertical scaling of the application infrastructure.

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TSL and SSL offloading are both very good features.Key features include SSL Offloading, VM availability, and L7 load balancing.The main feature that we use is GSLB (Global Server Load Balancing). GSLB makes the customer's network more reliable by scaling applications across multiple datacenters. GSLB as a disaster recovery solution can direct traffic based on site availability.Because ADC is the intermediary between the servers and the end-user application, it gives thorough information about the traffic, what the problem is.

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It's unfortunate that the network firewall isn't really a next generation firewall.It's hard to scale down the solution. You need to buy another product in order to do this.The initial setup is complex but it is manageable.

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FortiADC is complex to configure so the interface should be improved.The user interface could be more friendly and CLI could be more like that of Fortigate.I think it would be helpful if Fortinet put more video examples on their cookbook site.The L7 Persistent load-balancing algorithm has not worked for me after having tested it many times with my customer's in-house application. I'd like to suggest that the company make sure that all load-balancing algorithms work properly with most applications, even those that are in-house apps.Setup could be easier. The company's homework is to redesign those menus to configure with the smallest number of steps.

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Compared to F5, FortiADC pricing is better.The price is competitive

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VIPRIONFortiADC Application Delivery Controller

At F5, we give our customers the freedom to securely deliver every app, anywhere—with confidence. All F5 products are highly programmable and integrate into any environment, whether on premises or in any cloud. To date, 48 of the Fortune 50 companies rely on F5 to deliver apps that customers and employees can securely access at any time, on any device, from any location.

With bandwidth demand growing faster than budgets and cyber attacks constantly on the rise, it can be challenging to securely and efficiently deliver applications at the speed your users expect. Fortinet ADC appliances optimize the availability, user experience, and scalability of enterprise application delivery. They deliver fast, secure, and intelligent acceleration and distribution of even the most demanding enterprise applications.

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Sample Customers
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post OfficeBlack Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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Software R&D Company40%
Comms Service Provider18%
Manufacturing Company13%
Financial Services Firm6%
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